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  • New Research Indicating LMKT3 Inhibitors as Likely Effective Breast Cancer Therapy

    December 15, 2020
    The structure of Lemur Tyrosine Kinase 3 (LMTK3) has been discovered to be an oncogenic target. With this discovery, researchers are striving to develop oral inhibitors of the gene, which can then be used to treat various cancers, including breast cancer. The research results from the collaboration of scientists from three countries and has not only managed to reliably provide...read more
  • Which is the Best for you? Mastectomy or Lumpectomy Procedure

    November 16, 2020
    Breast cancer treatment is easy to select if there are several tumors. However, if you have one tumor, you have more than one treatment option available. Physicians provide guidance on the available treatments and help you to decide on the best method for you. If you are currently struggling to choose the right treatment, here are some explanations on...read more
  • How Does Breast Cancer Affect COVID-19 Risks?

    October 12, 2020
    According to the World Health Organization, Coronavirus related death rate for cancer patients is 7.6%. Breast cancer patients currently under care or those who recently completed their treatment face a higher risk of contracting Sars-Cov-2. Below are some ways which increase the risk of breast cancer for patients. Reasons for Increased Risk Covid-19 symptoms in breast cancer patients are more...read more
  • Incidence and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

    September 20, 2020
    Colorectal cancer is the second most rampant cancer in women, the third most common for men, and the third most widespread cancer in the world. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include consumption of processed meat, sedentary life, low consumption of fiber or calcium, excess body weight, aging, smoking, and consumption of alcohol. Colorectal cancer is asymptomatic in the initial stages. Adenomatous...read more
  • Non-Smokers are Likely to Respond Differently to Lung Cancer Treatment

    August 26, 2020
      The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) reports that lung cancer in non-smokers and smokers varies, and it responds differently to various forms of treatment. The research conducted in Taiwan shows that tumors among non-smokers had genetic changes that varied depending on the patient’s age or sex. Many lung cancer patients (non-smokers) had signs of DNA damage due to environmental carcinogens. The...read more
  • When Metastatic Lung Cancer Patients Should Stop Using Immunotherapy

    July 13, 2020
    Metastatic lung cancer patients should continue with immunotherapy for up to 2 years if they are responsive and are not experiencing excessive toxicity or disease progression. Initially, stage III lung cancer patients usually undergo immunotherapy for one year as established in one clinical trial. The trial results showed that durvalumab (imfinzi) could prolong overall survival and progression-free survival in stage...read more
  • New Guidelines for Patients to Access Cancer Care during Covid-19

    June 15, 2020
    The Federal guidelines have allowed cancer patients to access care even with the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, cancer care teams and their patients have experienced difficulty in making choices about administering treatments, screening, and diagnostic care. The guidelines provided earlier advised some care centers to postpone non-essential and elective procedures to allow medical professionals to focus...read more
  • Cancer Care Management during the Coronavirus Era

    May 14, 2020
    Most cancer treatments and clinical trials have either been put on hold or postponed during the COVID 19 pandemic. This is because both newly diagnosed and metastatic disease patients are afraid of getting infected. Right now, COVID-19 has become the leading cause of death globally, overshadowing Ischemic heart disease and cancer. This is due to the speed at which the...read more
  • Surgery is the Best Option for Early-Stage Colon Cancer

    April 15, 2020
    The large intestine (colorectum) is a crucial component of the digestive system. Cancer found in any part of the colon can spread to the lungs, liver, bones, and other organs in the body. Individuals with personal or family history of colon cancer may start experiencing symptoms at age 25-35. Therefore, it is recommended to go for genetic testing after consulting...read more
  • Ways for Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of Breast Cancer

    March 14, 2020
    Cancer is a deadly disease that requires proactive measures to defeat. Regular screening and checkups can help identify the disease early while it’s treatable. Breast cancer incidence in women across the world is very high and is expected to rise in the coming years. Mammography is the standard method for detecting breast cancer early. The procedure can identify tiny lesions...read more

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